Theodore and Leopold Wharton and their Renwick Park Studio

1912: Theodore Wharton begins making movies in Ithaca, New York.
1914: He forms Wharton, Inc. with brother Leopold. They film in Ithaca until 1919.
2005: 
Ithaca-made Movies is formed to preserve, restore and protect
Ithaca silent film history for future generations.

ITHACA-MADE VIDEOS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu1fM5uk9ZQ
Saranac Lake
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWJtULoL038
Pearl White Pt. 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCYmrz4JPng
Pearl White Pt. 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wx4CUfztxGs
Silent Movie Month
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cJPEVF7XQI
Early Years
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TyG3jV0UHg
Palisades NJ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVGZxckXROg
Irene Castle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUDPTJZi89A
Patria
THE ITHACA-MADE MOVIES
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THE MYSTERIES OF MYRA
(1916) 15 Episodes
Featuring JEAN SOTHERN, HOWARD ESTABROOK, MICHAEL RALE and ALLAN MURNANE
Produced by Wharton Inc.
for the International Film Service

Photoplay Novelization

THE ELAINE SERIALS
Featuring PEARL WHITE

The Exploits of Elaine

(1915) 14 Episodes
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé


The New Exploits Of Elaine
(1915) 12 Episodes
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé


The Romance Of Elaine
(1915) 12 Episodes
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

The Eagle's Eye
(1918) 20 Episodes
Produced by Wharton Inc.
for The International Film Service

The Crooked Dagger
(1919) 10 Episodes
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

$1,000,000 Reward
(1920) 15 Episodes
Produced by Grossman Picture Company for Pathé

BEATRICE FAIRFAX
(1916) 15 Episodes
Featuring GRACE DARLING and HARRY FOX with OLIVE THOMAS
Produced by Wharton Inc.
for The International Film Service

Complete 15-episode series on DVD

PATRIA
(1916) 15 Episodes
Featuring IRENE CASTLE, MILTON SILLS and WARNER OLAND
Produced by Wharton Inc. 
for The International Film Service
Restored Existing Chapters on DVD

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THE NEW ADVENTURES OF J. RUFUS WALLINGFORD
(1915) 14 Episodes
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

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THE GREAT WHITE TRAIL
An Epic of the Arctic
(1917) 8 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc., distributed by Wharton Releasing Co. and Foursquares
Photo Gallery | Articles

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THE LOTTERY MAN
(1915) 5 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for F.Ray Comstock 

IF WOMEN ONLY KNEW
(1920) 5 reels
Produced by Cayuga Pictures Inc.
Photo Gallery / DVD

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THE BLACK STORK
(1916) 5 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for The International Film Service, sold to and distributed by The Sherriot Film Co.

A ROMANCE OF THE AIR
(1918) 5 reels
Produced by En L' Air Co.

The Stolen Birthright
(1914) 4 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc.

A Prince of India 
(1914) 4 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

A Change Of Heart
(1914) 5 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

The Boundary Rider
(1914) 5 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

Pawn Of Fortune
(1914) 4 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

The City
(1915) 5 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

Hazel Kirke
(1915) 5 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

The Making Of The Big Red Team
(1916) 4 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for The Cornell Alumni Service Dept.

The Crusher
(1917) 6 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for F.W. Stewart Company

Kathleen Mavourneen
(1919) 5 reels
Produced by William Fox

Judy Of Rogues Harbor
(1919) 5 reels
Produced by

The Red Peril
(1919) 5 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc., distributed on State's Rights Basis

Wits vs. Wits
(1920) 5 reels
Produced by Grossman Picture Company

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Football Days At Cornell
(1912) 1 reel
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company

The Mission Of The War Chest
(1918) 1 reel
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Monroe County NY

The Hermit Of Lonely Gulch
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Co. 
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

Dear Old Girl
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Co.
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

For Old Time's Sake
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Co. 
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

The Whip Hand
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

The Way Perilous
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

Little Ned
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

The Right Of Way
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

Below Zero
(1917) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc., distributed by Wharton Releasing Co.

The Adopted Son
(1917) 6 reels
Produced by Metro Film Corp.

The Secret Of The Storm Country
(1917) 7 reels
Produced by Norma Talmadge Corp/Selznick

Kute Kids vs.Kupid
(1918) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc., distributed by Wharton Releasing Co.

The Missionary
(1918) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc., distributed by Wharton Releasing Co.

April Fool
(1918) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc., distributed by Wharton Releasing Co.

Marriage a la Mode
(1918) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc., distributed by Wharton Releasing Co.

The Fireman & The Girl
(1914) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc. for Pathé

A Girl of To-Day
(1917) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc.

Red Robin
(1917) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc.

A Prince for a Day
(1917) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc.

The Berma Pearl
(1917) 2 reels
Produced by Wharton Inc.

Antoine The Fiddler
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

Sunlight
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

Love Lute Of Romany
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

Toll Of The Marshes
(1913) 2 reels
Produced by Chicago Essanay Film Company
Special Eastern Ithaca Studio

Screening Location: Tompkins County Public Library Borg-Warner Room
Directions / Map

Screening events are hosted by Ithaca silent film expert TERRY HARBIN
Books & DVDs will be available /
Admission Free